environment Stories July 16

A home-grown drone services company has considerably accelerated New Zealand’s drive to plant a billion trees by 2028 through aerial drops of so-called “seed bombs.”

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environment Stories July 14

We can relax: the drones are watching out for us
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The foundation established by famous naturalist and writer Gerald Durrell – whose books on his eccentric English family inspired the smash series The Durrells in Corfu – has turned to drones in its efforts to protect endangered animals around the world. The most recent example of that finds The Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust deploying the craft in Madagascar to prevent poaching of a rare species of lemur.

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environment Stories June 25

Every year, New York City spends over $1.4 million to collect water quality samples. But now, a new drone-based solution can help NYC, and over 50,000 other water utilities in the United States, to slash their water sampling costs by up to 90%, and sample collection time by 75%.

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environment Stories June 15

Drones might be the very best way to film a potential environmental catastrophe. And people who own them in Rockton, Illinois, sure put them to use this week. There are plenty of dramatic drone views of the Chemtool factory fire.

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environment Stories June 14

Achoo. Turkish port clogged by 'sea snot'
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Turkey has a “sea snot” problem – as anyone dealing with such matter would. But new drone footage offers astonishing proof that Turkey’s case is as serious as it is disgusting.

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